The Day the Supreme Court Crashed the Title IX Party

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX was dampened as female athletes were saddened — and angered — by the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade.

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Title IX 50th Anniversary: We Need a New Deal for Women’s Sports

We must dismantle the grandfathered-in systemic advantages that male athletes and male-dominated sports infrastructures continue to enjoy.

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He Saw. He Believed. Now He Can Be an N.B.A. Star.

The former Duke center Mark Williams is expected to be picked at the N.B.A. draft this week. He’s quickly learning what going pro really means.

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C. Vivian Stringer, Celebrated Basketball Coach, Is Retiring

Stringer, who reached four Final Fours, won more than 1,000 games over a half-century at Cheyney State, Iowa and, finally, Rutgers.

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Seeking Another Reset, the N.C.A.A. Returns to the ‘Help Wanted’ Route

The N.C.A.A. is looking for a new president. Private jet notwithstanding, it’s not all that great of a gig.

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W.N.B.A. Draft: Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard Goes No. 1 to Dream

Howard, a senior guard, was the top pick after Atlanta made a deal with the Washington Mystics to move up in the draft.

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How Kansas Beat UNC to Win the NCAA National Championship

The Jayhawks rallied from a 16-point deficit to down the Tar Heels in a thrilling — and intensely physical — N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament championship game.

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Kansas’ David McCormack Delivers in Battle of Bigs

McCormack scored 9 points in the second half, including the Jayhawks’ last two field goals, to help Kansas win the national championship.

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Remy Martin Gets Finish Kansas Wanted After Rocky Season

Martin, a transfer from Arizona State, spent a significant part of the season with a knee injury. But he excelled come tournament time.

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It’s Clearly South Carolina’s Time. Here’s How Dawn Staley Crafted It.

Her teams have proved themselves over and over, and the players have enough comfort together to play like “shorthand writing.”

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How South Carolina Beat UConn to Win the National Championship

And it made its final victory over the Huskies — the 11-time champions — look easy.

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South Carolina Victory Extends UConn’s Championship Drought

The Huskies, winners of 11 national championships, have gone without a title since 2016.

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Kansas vs. UNC: How to Watch, Tip Time and Analysis of NCAA Title Game

North Carolina will play Kansas on Monday at 9:20 p.m., Eastern time, for the Division I national title.

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North Carolina Beats Duke Advancing to Title Game

The Tar Heels will face Kansas on Monday night in the N.C.A.A. men’s championship game.

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The Next Battleground for College Basketball: How to Divide the Money

The N.C.A.A. has made improvements to its women’s basketball tournament. Now coaches want to see the industry overhaul a system that pays conferences nothing when women’s teams win games.

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Women’s National Championship: Channel, Tip Time and Analysis

South Carolina plays UConn at 8 p.m. Eastern on Sunday for a national championship.

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Kansas Runs Past Villanova to Get to the NCAA Final

The Jayhawks took a 10-0 lead in the opening minutes and never trailed. They will play the winner of the Duke-North Carolina game on Monday night for the national championship.

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New Orleans, in Need of a Party, Is Hosting a Big One at the Final Four

After Hurricane Ida, a tornado and a difficult time in the pandemic, the city is primed to let loose.

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Men’s NCAA Final Four: How to Watch and What to Expect

No. 1 seed Kansas faces No. 2 seed Villanova in the first national semifinal, followed by the first game Duke and North Carolina have ever played in the N.C.A.A. men’s tournament, for a berth in the championship game.

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Like Its Players, Villanova Keeps Coming Back

Under Coach Jay Wright, the Wildcats have made four Final Fours and won two national titles, all without any one-and-done players.

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Paige Bueckers Has Performed in Minneapolis Before

In December, UConn’s star player had an ugly knee injury. On Friday night, she will try to lead her team to a national title game.

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Women’s Final Four: Schedule and Analysis

On Friday, Louisville and South Carolina face off in a matchup of No. 1 seeds, followed by No. 2 Connecticut against No. 1 Stanford. The women’s national championship game is Sunday.

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Final Fours in the Same City? Not Anytime Soon.

An idea that has bounced around college sports for years will not be used for at least another decade.

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After Record-Setting Run With St. Peter’s, Shaheen Holloway Leaves for Seton Hall

Just days after his team became the first No. 15 seed to play in the round of 8, Holloway is returning to the university where he once starred in the backcourt.

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Women’s Final Four: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville, and UConn Remain

The Final Four features three No. 1 seeds, South Carolina, Stanford and Louisville, and the blue blood Connecticut. But it hasn’t been an easy tournament for favorites.

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Louisville Clinches the Last Spot in the Final Four

The Cardinals, playing in their fourth straight regional final, became the third No. 1 seed to reach the national semifinals by beating No. 3-seeded Michigan.

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For UConn, a Rougher Path Than Usual Still Leads to the Final Four

After injuries, losses to unranked teams and a second-round scare, the Huskies advanced to their 14th straight Final Four by beating No. 1-seeded North Carolina State.

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Final Four Snaps College Basketball Back to Reality

No more upstarts — only big-time programs are left in the running for the men’s national championship.

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Stanford Wins a Rematch With Texas and a Trip to the Final Four

Stanford, a No. 1 seed, took one of its three losses this season in November against Texas, but it bested the Longhorns on Sunday to reach the national semifinals.

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Stopping Creighton’s Charge, South Carolina Heads to the Final Four

The Bluejays had become the rare No. 10 seed to reach the round of 8, but top-seeded South Carolina proved too tough and advanced to its fourth national semifinal under Coach Dawn Staley.

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North Carolina Ends St. Peter’s Dream Season

The Tar Heels advanced to play Duke in a Final Four matchup. It will be the first N.C.A.A. tournament showdown between the two Tobacco Road rivals.

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Kansas Coasts Past Miami to the Final Four

After trailing at halftime, the Jayhawks dominated the second half in Chicago to set up a matchup against Villanova.

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Villanova Knocks Off Houston to Reach Final Four

The Wildcats outlasted a Cougars team that looked very much like a mirror image.

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N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: N.C. State Somehow Escapes Notre Dame

Notre Dame led for much of the game. Then Raina Perez of North Carolina State drove in for a layup.

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Predictable Story Lines Don’t Show Up to Play in the N.C.A.A. Tournaments

The fun of March Madness lies in swatting away expected narratives like a lazy layup.

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March Madness Elite 8 Schedule, Tip Times and Analysis

After upsetting the No. 1 seeds Gonzaga and Arizona, Arkansas and Houston are looking for more. Duke and Villanova stand in their way.

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March Madness: St. Peter’s Beats Purdue to Reach the Elite 8

The Peacocks downed Purdue, 67-64, in the round of 16 and became the first No. 15 seed to reach the round of 8. Kansas, a No. 1 seed, also advanced after defeating Providence.

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N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: South Carolina and Texas Advance to the Round of 8

South Carolina, the top overall seed, beat North Carolina, while Texas topped Ohio State in a game that came down to the final seconds.

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Olivia Miles, a Freshman, Leads Notre Dame Into the Round of 16

The point guard became the first freshman — woman or man — to record a triple-double in the N.C.A.A. tournament. Now she has Notre Dame playing in the round of 16 on Saturday.

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How St. Peter’s Became the Belle of the March Madness Ball

This year, Cinderella is from Jersey City.

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March Madness Schedule, Tip Times and Analysis For Friday’s Sweet 16 Games

North Carolina is in familiar territory behind its first-year coach, Hubert Davis, and St. Peter’s will try to go where no 15th men’s seed has ever gone.

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N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: What to Watch as the Round of 16 Begins

All four No. 1 seeds remain and two, South Carolina and Stanford, are in action on Friday, as is Creighton, one of two No. 10 seeds still in the field.

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N.C.A.A. Men’s Tournament: Villanova Tops Michigan, Despite Poor Shooting

The No. 2-seeded Wildcats advanced to the round of 8, moving past the 11th-seeded Wolverines. Duke, seeking to extend Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final tournament run, is playing Texas Tech.

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Arkansas Upsets No. 1 Gonzaga in the Round of 16

Gonzaga, the No. 1 overall seed in the men’s tournament and the title favorite, will not return to the championship game. Arkansas is in the round of 8 for the second straight year.

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Aliyah Boston Wants People to Forget That Moment Against Stanford

Her move to Massachusetts from the Virgin Islands at age 12 exposed her to a world of basketball possibilities. Now she’s leading top-ranked South Carolina into the round of 16.

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St. Peter’s Tries to Seize Tournament Moment Before Any Change

With its coach expected to move on, the team is looking to make the most of its unlikely run in the N.C.A.A. men’s tournament.

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NCAA Tournament: What to Watch for in the Sweet 16 Matchups

Gonzaga and Arizona, two of the remaining No. 1 seeds, will be in action on Thursday, along with Duke, which is trying to extend Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final tournament run.

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Arizona’s International Roster Comes Together Through Basketball

Arizona’s march through the N.C.A.A. men’s tournament is powered by an international roster dedicated to unselfish basketball. Coach Tommy Lloyd wouldn’t have it any other way.

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What It’s Been Like at the First Women’s March Madness

The N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament finally has the same branding as the men’s. Attendance is up, too. But some coaches and players say there’s more work to do.

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Powers Remain and Threats Lurk as Women’s Sweet 16 Is Set

Sure, South Carolina and UConn are among the schools still in the mix — but so are the upset magicians South Dakota and Creighton.

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